HLW International Announces Staff Promotions at New York Headquarters
Promotions From Within HLW Build on a Long History of Excellence
NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2013
NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HLW is pleased to announce several
promotions in the New York office. Edward Shim was promoted to Principal and
Elizabeth Burow, Lee Devore, RA, and Jaclyn Whitaker, RA, were promoted to
Senior Associates. Matthew Bishop, John Crimmins, CPA, Khyati Dutt, RA,
Patricia Duval, Deirdre Gould, Shehab Hossain, Carolyn Morin, RA, Tamar Moy,
Katherine Richbourg, RA, Oscar Segal, PE, and Alvin Tabar, PE, were promoted
"We are thrilled to have so many talented people on board," said Susan Boyle,
Managing Partner. "We believe that if we are fostering a company culture that
promotes individual initiative and innovation, that we are investing in the
next generation of leadership in both our architectural practice and the
design industry as a whole."
HLW has experienced significant growth in recent years in a number of sectors,
including workplace strategy, sustainability, adaptive-reuse, and high-rise
residential and mixed-use planning and design. The firm's tradition of
grooming talent from within the company is indicative of this growth strategy.
For example, recent hires and promotions within the Strategy & Discovery group
reflect an ongoing investment in expertise related to workplace strategy, real
estate portfolio planning, change management and global guidelines.
"HLW is committed to nurturing talent and leadership in our New York office
and throughout our organization," said Jennifer Brayer, Partner and Director
of the New York office, which serves as the international architectural firm's
headquarters. "The ingenuity and creativity that these individuals exhibit on
a daily basis are encouraged, supported and celebrated by management; at HLW,
we are the sum of our people."
During the world-renowned architectural firm's 125-year history, HLW's
tradition of grooming talent from within the company has yielded remarkable
success for its clients.
Biographies of HLW New York Promotions
Ed Shim—Mr. Shim joined HLW more than nine years ago as a Senior Designer.
During this tenure, he became the Design Director of HLW's Architectural
Design Group. He accomplished this while building an impressive resume of
built work and repeat clients, including the 27-story Hilton Grand Vacations
Club on West 5^th Street in Manhattan and the 450,000 –square-foot addition to
the Liberty Harbor North Redevelopment District, 225 Grand, in Jersey City. In
addition to designing multiple buildings in the Shanghai region, Mr. Shim has
made significant contributions to the tri-state area, including projects for
BMW, Hofstra University, Ironstate Development and Mack-Cali Realty
Elizabeth Burow—Ms. Burow plays a critical role in HLW's Strategy & Discovery
group.Her strengths as a designer and workplace strategist include
proficiency in bridging disciplines, creating unified solutions, and
transforming the values of a client and end-user into successful projects.
Projects for Google, Medicines Company and NBC number among her recent
Lee Devore, RA—Mr. Devore is a strong collaborator, communicator and
innovator. As Project Architect, he has strengthened HLW's relationships with
repeat clients, such as Google and Wells Fargo, through his hands-on,
efficient and strategic management of multiple projects.
Jaclyn Whitaker, RA—Ms. Whitaker is highly adept at integrating sustainability
goals and the architectural and client vision for a project. Her expertise
includes sustainability and LEED administration. Since joining HLW in 2010,
she has played a pivotal role in expanding the scope and impact of the firm's
in-house LEED project certification initiatives and Google's Healthy Materials
Headshots are available upon request.
About HLW International
Sustaining a successful practice for over 125 years, HLW remains a strong,
innovative and progressive organization with offices strategically placed
around the world to support our clients. The firm continues to design
buildings and interior places for a diverse portfolio of clients ranging from
broadcast and media, financial corporations, technology, academic
institutions, and multi-family and mixed-use buildings.
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